- Wincanton has renewed its distribution contract with the Co-op for a further five years.

The company would service the Co-op's Logistics depots; Lea Green in Merseyside and Cardinal in Cambridgeshire.

Wincanton will utilise around 700 staff and a fleet of over 500 vehicles to support the challenging demands of the grocery marketplace, making c.130,000 journeys per annum to up to 1,000 Co-op stores nationwide.

The Co-op has been a long-standing client of Wincanton for over 25 years and, as part of this renewed relationship, Wincanton will seek to achieve further efficiencies and continuous improvement benefits across its logistics operations.

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